Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, was decorated with holiday lights to celebrate National Day on October 1, 2012.
China's first aircraft carrier remained a Sphinx until it was unveiled on the day to be delivered and commissioned to the People's Liberation Army navy on September 25, 2012.
The day makes history, and will be remembered by the Chinese as a long-awaited national pride at sea. It takes Chinese people near a century to see the dream come true. [Full Story]